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Village of Endicott, NY
Broome County
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As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
AQUIFER
A saturated permeable subsurface geologic unit that can transmit an economic quality of water under ordinary hydraulic gradients.
AQUIFER DISTRICT
A combination of the Watershed Zone, Aquifer Recharge Zone and Wellhead Protection Zone as defined below.
AQUIFER RECHARGE ZONE
Those land areas outside the Aquifer Protection Zone (Zone I) through which a large volume of precipitation or surface runoff flows directly or indirectly into the Clinton Street/Ballpark aquifer. This area is designated on the Official Village of Endicott Aquifer Protection Map as Zone II.
CONE OF DEPRESSION
The depression produced in a water table or other piezometric surface by the extraction of water from a well at a given rate. The volume and areal extent of the cone varies with the rate and duration of withdrawal of water.
CONSTRUCTION AND DEMOLITION DEBRIS
The meaning set forth in 6 NYCRR Part 360, Solid Waste Management Facilities.
DEVELOPMENT
Any man-made change to improved or unimproved real estate that includes but is not limited to the construction of buildings, tanks or other materials storage facilities, the renovation of structures, dredging, grading, land filling, commercial excavation or the installation of pipelines and wastewater treatment facilities.
GROUNDWATER
The subsurface water that occurs below the water table in soils and geologic formations that are fully saturated.
INJECTION WELL
A dug hole or a bored, drilled or driven shaft whose depth is greater than its largest surface dimension through which subsurface emplacement of fluids occurs.
PERSON
The term "person" denotes a single individual, a group of individuals, an association, a company or a corporation.
REFUSE
All putrescible and nonputrescible solid waste that includes but is not limited to garbage, rubbish, ashes, incinerator residue, junk cars, dead animals, commercial wastes, medical wastes and industrial wastes.
A. 
An existing storage facility that is modified in one or more of the following ways:
(1) 
A new stationary tank is added to the site;
(2) 
An existing stationary tank is replaced, reconditioned or permanently closed; or
(3) 
A leaking tank is replaced, repaired or permanently closed.
B. 
The repair, replacement or installation of the piping system or ancillary equipment is not considered a substantial modification unless such repair, replacement or installation is due to a release of 1% of flowthrough plus 130 on gallons on a monthly basis and is coupled with an annual tightness test.
TANK
A container or other holding vessel designed to store a toxic or hazardous substance which is constructed of non-earthen materials which provide support.
TOXIC OR HAZARDOUS MATERIAL
Any substance listed in regulations promulgated under the authority of the Federal Resource, Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), the Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) or New York State Environmental Conservation Law Articles 27, 37 or 40 as now enacted or hereinafter amended.
TOWN OF UNION WELLHEAD ADVISORY COMMITTEE
An advisory board with representatives from the Town of Union, Villages of Johnson City and Endicott, and business/industry. The board shall be composed of five members. The membership shall include one member each from the Town of Union and the Villages of Johnson City and Endicott. Two of the members shall be representatives from business and industry. Each member shall be appointed for three years. Each municipality shall appoint one member of the Wellhead Advisory Committee from its respective jurisdiction with the approval of the local Town or Village Board. The additional two members shall be appointed by the Town of Union Board with recommendations from the Villages of Johnson City and Endicott.
UNDERGROUND STORAGE FACILITIES
Any one or combination of tanks, including any associated piping or ancillary equipment, at least 10% of which is situated beneath the surface of the ground that is used for the purpose of material transmission, storage or containment, except those for public water or sewer.
WATER BODY
Any river, stream, spring, pond, lake, reservoir or channel of water or any man-made culvert which flows directly into the aforementioned.
WATERSHED ZONE
The land surface that is hydraulically tributary to the Aquifer Recharge Zone (Zone II). This area is designated on the Official Village of Endicott Aquifer Protection Map as Zone III.
WELLHEAD PROTECTION ZONE
The land areas that extend from the municipal wells to the outermost limits of their cones of depression. This area is designated on the Official Village of Endicott Aquifer Protection Map as Zone I.